New York Times, Friday, April 7, 2000

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {FQYZ} This is puzzle # 90 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mideast V.I.P. : EHUDBARAK
10. Green gimme : TAPIN
15. Dapple : VARIEGATE
16. Province of Italy : UDINE
17. Subject in a Rembrandt painting : ARISTOTLE
18. Language group that includes Xhosa : BANTU
19. King's place : DECK
20. It holds the line : REEL
21. "Inside the Third Reich" author : SPEER
22. Letter in runes : EDH
23. Fruit named for a city in Turkey : CASABA
25. Starch source : TARO
26. ___ anemone : RUE
27. Essence : SOUL
29. Ltr. addendum : PPS
30. Attack : GOAT
32. Butler's quarters? : TARA
33. Columbian starter : PRE
34. Decathlon event : JAVELIN
37. Shampooing problem : TANGLES
39. Is multiplied? : ARE
40. Twain's "___ Diary" : EVES
42. You can't do it alone : DUET
43. Something to shoot for : PAR
44. Editor's concern : TEXT
45. Snare : GIN
46. Ottoman title : AGHA
48. Way down, perhaps : STAIRS
50. Standard setting at 0 degrees long. : GST
53. Required things : NEEDS
55. Drain : TIRE
56. Harp, for one : BEER
57. Modern memoranda : EMAIL
58. Mesmerized : INATRANCE
60. Busted looie : SARGE
61. Source of rare metals, maybe : METEORITE
62. Wound up : ENDED
63. Flower that's a symbol of purity : EDELWEISS
1. Duck : EVADE
2. Ran fast, to Brits : HARED
3. Spenser portrayer : URICH
4. Floppy : DISK
5. Play favorites? : BET
6. Early malls : AGORAE
7. Hotel posting : RATES
8. Minimally : ATLEAST
9. Freight carrier at sea : KEELBOAT
10. Some like them hot : TUBS
11. Go with the flow : ADAPT
12. Luau serving : PINEAPPLE
13. Gloss : INTERPRET
14. Personality disorders : NEUROSES
23. Butcher's offering : CUTLET
24. Kirlian photography image : AURA
26. Scottish arctic explorer : RAE
28. "Animal House" director : LANDIS
30. Service station employee : GARAGEMAN
31. Got an earful, in a way : OVERHEARD
34. Kind of lantern : JAPANESE
35. Pulitzer winner for "Symphony No. 3" : IVES
36. When to have better luck? : NEXTTIME
38. Hit man : GUN
41. Not clean : STAINED
45. Humperdinck heroine : GRETEL
47. Adriatic feeder : ADIGE
49. Storming : IRATE
50. Wish granters of myth : GENII
51. Shakers and others : SECTS
52. Apples and oranges : TREES
54. Runners carry it : SLED
56. In the raw : BARE
59. Lineup : ROW

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